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Jackson Zoo launches first-ever Youth Fishing Rodeo 

Posted on May 29, 2024

For Immediate Release:
May 29, 2024
(Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson is launching its first-ever Youth Fishing Rodeo for all young fishing enthusiasts 15-years-old and under. This is a great opportunity for youth to show off their fishing skills or just come out and enjoy the day at the Jackson Zoo. The event is FREE for event participants.
A fishing pole, tackle and bait are required. One pole or rod per child is allowed. Treble hooks are not permitted. While adults are welcome to join in the fun, they cannot actively fish.
Prizes will be awarded for catching tagged fish.
Make sure to pre-register by June 13 to secure your spot. (Link below).
Volunteers are also welcome. Sign-up by June 10. (Link below).
 Event Details:
  • Date: Saturday, June 15
  • Check-in: 8:30 a.m.
  • Location: Jackson Zoo Pond
  • Address: 2918 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS
  • Admission: FREE- Only for ages 15 years old and under
For more information, please call 601-952-8776.
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